Gerald L. Jochim, 66, of Mandan, passed away November 3, 2019 at Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas, Mandan, after he lost his courageous battle to Hamman-Rich Syndrome that resulted from a simple cut on his hand.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 8, 2019 at First Lutheran Church, Mandan, ND with Pastor Gene Anderson presiding. Inurnment will be at a later time.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan, with a Prayer Service at 7:15 PM. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Jerry was born January 30, 1953 to Joe and Viola (Erdman) Jochim in Mandan.
Jerry married the love of his life, Joann (Grendahl) on May 19, 1978. He was very proud of his two daughters, Miranda and Nicole. He was later blessed with a grandson, Alden Davis, who quickly became his perfect side kick.
Jerry retired from RDO Equipment in 2018. He enjoyed the outdoors and hunting with his brothers and family. He also enjoyed being outside and maintaining his beautiful yard.
Jerry will be deeply missed by his wife, Joann; daughters, Miranda and Nicole; grandson, Alden; brothers, Tom (Carleen) and their children, Bob (Carol) and their children, and Dwight and his son; stepbrother, Darrell Hanson; stepsister, Sandra (Terry) Erickson; numerous nieces and nephews; 3 sisters-in-law, Sharon (Doug) Lipetzky, Nancy (Dave) Goetz, and Judy Sterna; brother-in-law, Gerald Grendahl; and special friends Ron and Terri, Hannah, Randy, and Judy.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and stepmother Anna Jochim.
REMEMBER: TODAY IS MY BEST DAY EVER! LOVE, JERRY
Please go to Jerry's Tribute Wall to sign the guestbook and share memories with his family.